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Site Poll - Chat Box 52 - Spoilers?

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Post #264793
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12:17 pm, Mar 7 2009
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So how do you feel about spoilers?

Question: Your view on spoilers?
I like knowing the ending/events ahead of time - votes: 1181 (11.1%)
Only when I can't control my urges - votes: 5251 (49.5%)
Nah, they ruin the story for me - votes: 2681 (25.3%)
Nope, but I do discuss theories - votes: 1503 (14.2%)
There were 10616 total votes.
The poll ended: March 14th 2009

Last edited by lambchopsil at 5:30 pm, Mar 14

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Post #264794
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12:23 pm, Mar 7 2009
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Second option for me. But that's usually for series that have been dragged out for longer than necessary and I can't bother to read from beginning to end.

Although I do discuss theories from time to time...

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12:26 pm, Mar 7 2009
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Lately, I've been spoiling myself on everything... no

Post #264796
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12:30 pm, Mar 7 2009
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spoilers often determine whether i start a manga/go on with it or not

last one being narutaru. read the wiki entry and decided that if i want to read some shit ass depressing violent rape "this world and every human being sucks ass" stuff to just open the daily newspaper

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12:52 pm, Mar 7 2009
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I often read spoilers...
It's kind of an impulsive thing with me. none
Also, I find it hard to read a manga without knowing anything about what's going to happen.

I do the same with books sometimes, but I don't spoil major parts for myself (at least not on purpose)
When I read, I just "must" flip and check when and what happens with certain characters...
I must say, I doesn't take from the enjoyment.
On the contrary, I look forward to read those parts.

I try not to, but... I don't always succeed to hold back~~
Anyways, knowing the end of things doesn't usually ruin things to me. Unless someone important dies. Then I just might not want to read it (like with CG, which I spoiled to no return...).
And I like tragedies/sad endings...

Weird me...~

About the poll, I'm not so sure what to choose...
When I spoil, I only flip the pages, or read a couple of lines when it comes to books...
So... Probably the second. (spoiling too much...)

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1:11 pm, Mar 7 2009
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I like knowing them, plus it helps me find out if i should waste my time with that chapter/episode/series.

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1:21 pm, Mar 7 2009
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Quote from HatakeKakashi
I like knowing them, plus it helps me find out if i should waste my time with that chapter/episode/series.

same with me

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1:23 pm, Mar 7 2009
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Only when I can't find translations and I know there is some raws going around laugh

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Post #264815
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1:24 pm, Mar 7 2009
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Hm, it depends. Sometimes I don't want to know, like if it is something that I've been waiting to read or whatever. But usually I'll read them.

I just hate when people spoil it when I've especially expressed I don't want them too. (sister) mad

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Post #264822
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1:34 pm, Mar 7 2009
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I think it's interesting to see how many people read spoilers and how many don't. Already can't wait for the results of this poll. xDD

I voted for the first option (I like knowing the ending/events ahead of time), because that's what I mostly do. I go looking for spoilers on purpose. I have some exceptions, namely things just THAT good that I want to live the shock 100%, or something. xD But those are very rare, so that option was the most accurate for me.

As for theories, I dislike that. I usually avoid extended discussions in the fandom for that very same reason. I think it's really pointless to speculate 1000 kilometers away from canon, the way it usually happens in those threads. Not to mention that most of the theories people come up with look ridiculous to me. >.>

And that was it for me. xD

Post #264827
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1:43 pm, Mar 7 2009
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Personally i dont like spoiler i be rather discussing theories with others but if the scanlations were cancelled or i unable to buy it on any store probably i will go looks for the spoiler just for the heck or it. roll eyes

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1:50 pm, Mar 7 2009
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Well, sometimes I do when I can't control the urge.

But what mainly happens is, if i'm getting a bit confused with the plot, I search a bit about it, and end up reading something that I didn't want to see.

I did that with Death Note recently laugh

I'm not too fussed when I see them though. I'm sorta used to it laugh

Also if the scans are comming in slow. Im like...ok no. I want to know what happens; and I research it XD

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2:15 pm, Mar 7 2009
Posts: 539

Second option.
Even if I spoil myself it would be interesting to read anyway. I remember I was at the 3ep of Death Note and my friend told me everything (exept the ending though); no harm at all.
But when I was at the beginning of Lord of the flies I went to wiki and there was a HUGE spoiler about Simon. No good.

Post #264841
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2:17 pm, Mar 7 2009
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i mainly like romance n i always check da endings to make sure im rooting for da right couple ^_^ coz i cnt take da dissapointment wen da gal n guy i expect to get together dnt lol
i hate sad endings & tragedies so i always check to make sure its a haappy ending biggrin bt otherwise i dnt like spoilin da rest o da plot

Post #264849
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2:57 pm, Mar 7 2009
Posts: 436

I only spoil myself when I can't resist. Like for Code Geass... I just had to know more. XD It was only once tho. .__.
But, I usually resist my temptations because I like the shock of something happen naturally and with a lot of impact. =3
I don't like spoilers in fact. So I try to avoid them. <3

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